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With 55 per cent slash in Education, 42 percent in Health, Executive undercuts development priorities

By, Paul ADEYEYE A REVIEW of the Revised 2020 Budget exclusively obtained by DATAPHYTE indicates that the Federal Government has reduced the total budget size by...

COVID-19: Future of more than 120m children in West and Central Africa in jeopardy—Save the Children

  SAVE the Children says it fears for the future of millions of children, as more than 120,000,000 children and students are currently out of...

State governments refuse to access UBEC N73 billion matching grants

THE EXECUTIVE Secretary of Universal Basic Education Commission, Hamid Bobboyi has revealed that total unaccesed grants by the state government have risen to N73...
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IELTS: Nigerians are questioning why they have to prove they can speak English ㅡ every two years

AFEES Agboola is no stranger to speaking the English language, and that is an understatement. He started teaching the language as far back as...

Ayaga: The story of a child beggar at Usmanu Danfodio University

By: Emelife Uchenna (Student Journalist) THE SAPPHIRE eyes of Ahmad Yusuf who is a second-year student of Literature were completely dimmed the minute they beheld...

Abandoned to fate: Strife-filled lives of visually impaired pupils in Nigeria’s South-East (Part 1)

Life for many of Nigeria’s visually impaired persons is often laced with sorrow and heart-breaking tales. For children, it is a worrying mix. In this report, KELECHUKWU OGU, a skilled and unsighted journalist, visits a handful of states in the country’s South-East region to capture the pains of visually impaired pupils dealt terrible blows by fate
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INVESTIGATION: How lecturers fleece Offa Poly students through sale of sub-standard, unregistered books (2)

Even though the school authorities claimed that handouts have been banned in the school and that lecturers can only sell recommended textbooks, an investigation by this newspaper shows that many of the so-called textbooks are without International Standard Book Number (ISBN).

Week for Truth: Dubawa enlightens Nigerians on fact-checking, freedom of expression

DUBAWA, an independent fact-checking project initiated last year by the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), has kicked off a week-long nationwide exercise...


SEC will be strengthened to reposition Nigeria’s capital market, says Finance Minister

THE Federal Government has said it would strengthen the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to reposition the Nigeria’s capital...

Police arrest two herders over Badagry killing

THE Lagos State Police Command has arrested two cattle herders for their alleged involvement in the killing of a...

Poynter offers refugee crisis, US Immigration reform webinar

Poynter is hosting a webinar with the theme: 'How Many, Which Ones? The Refugee Crisis and US Immigration Reform'. The...

Police arrest Gulak’s suspected killer in Imo

THE Imo State Police Command on Monday said it has arrested one of the suspected killers of Ahmed Gulak, an...

2023: Tinubu travels to France for ‘important meetings’

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu has travelled to France for undisclosed 'important meetings'. Tinubu, according to his...
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